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President Trump, meet President Mallya :)

President Trump, meet President Mallya :)

Could Ambassador B S Prakash's nightmare turn real?Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/ I woke up with a jolt from my slumber. In my dream Vijay Mallya had just unfurled the flag at the Republic Day parade in Delhi. He was India's President, of course, and the chief guest for Republic Day was his buddy, the President of the United States, Donald Trump. Having awakened fully, I wondered why this bizarre dream had come to me. The previous day, I had seen on television how Donald had gloated ..., 1 week ago

Markets near all-time high: Should you invest now?

One should not time the market before investing, says Ajit Narasimhan Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/ There is surge in investment in the market by domestic as well as retail investors. Not surprisingly, the market has gone quite a bit up in the last few months and was almost close to its 17-month high this week. The Indian economy looks promising and the stock market is bound to give satisfying returns in the months to come. However, the stock market is also a volatile ecosystem. It goes ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

This is how the recent rate cut affects your fixed deposits

You must remain invested in bank deposits, unless you are considering the idea of earning higher returns by moving to gilt or liquid funds, says Adhil Shetty, CEO, Under Raghuram Rajan, the Reserve Bank of India brought the repo rate down from 8 per cent at the start of 2014 to 6.50 per cent when he left office in September 2016. His successor Urjit Patel brought the repo rate down to 6.25 per cent in this month’s monetary policy review. This is good news for most people.
 Rediff.com5 days ago

Not a good 'idea', sirji

The Aditya Birla group's decision to merge two companies, each with an existing clutch of diverse businesses, flies in the face of the accumulated wisdom regarding conglomerates, says T N Ninan. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/ Investors have already hammered down the stock of both Grasim and Aditya Birla Nuvo -- one more than the other because of a perceived unfairness in the merger ratio. The real issue though is about the future, and how well a conglomerate can be expected to perform on ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Four million tax arrear cases may get waiver

The idea is to cut litigation, lower the cost of collection and prioritise bigger defaulters. IMAGE: I-T Department mulls writing off small tax arrears. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/     For the first time ever, the income tax department is thinking of writing off tax arrears in each case where the dues are up to Rs 5,000. The idea is to cut litigation, lower the cost of collection and prioritising of bigger defaulters. Though writing off will mean the government could lose ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

We will contain damage on debit card breach: Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said the government has sought a detailed report on the extent of debit card data compromise following the biggest security breach in the Indian banking industry that affected over 32 lakh card holders. The government has asked Reserve Bank of India and banks to provide details of the data breach and also banks' preparedness to deal with cyber crimes. "Have sought a report in the debit card issue. The idea is to contain the damage," Jaitley told reporters ...
 Rediff.com1 day ago

What do Indians know about sex?

Nothing much, says Khushwant Singh. 'To most newly married Indian couples, the concept of privacy is as alien as that of love.''They rarely get a room to themselves; the bride-wife sleeps with women members of her husband's family; the husband shares his charpoy lined alongside his father's and brothers'.'Occasionally the mother-in-law, anxious to acquire a grandson, will contrive a meeting between her son and his wife: The most common technique is to get her to take a tumbler of milk to the ...
 Rediff.com1 day ago

In Kolkata Durga Puja Pandal, Madame Tussauds Makes A Debut

The Rabindra Pally Durga Puja in Kolkata has brought a slice of Madame Tussauds to the city. Kolkata: Mahatma Gandhi will rub shoulders with Saddam Hussein and Dalai Lama in Kolkata this festive season. The Rabindra Pally Durga Puja in south ...
 NDTV2 weeks ago

5 tips to avoid credit card debt trap this festive season

There may be huge discounts and easy EMI options on your favourite expensive smartphone, but do not swipe your credit card left, right and centre, warns Rajiv Raj Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/ With the onset of festive season, most ecommerce companies have rolled out their online sale offers. Several occasions are coming one after another, bringing joy and celebrations in every home. Navratri, Dussehra, Diwali, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year, are the time to rejoice with loved ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

8 steps to save and invest more money

Money saved is money earned, and cutting down your expenses could well be the single-most important step towards an organised financial life. Naval Goel shows you how to keep your finances organised. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/ Lack of organisation can harm your finances much more than just being short of cash. Faltering on credit card payments could lead to late fees. At the same time, not keeping track of your bank account could lead to a fall in your average minimum balance, ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago
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